Tracie Barnes, LMHC
The sole proprietor of Mental Health Counseling Services of NNY, PLLC. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Development from St. Lawrence University. She has over twenty years of experience in the human service and counseling field. She has worked in such areas as; domestic violence, probation, alternative education setting, K-12 school setting. Tracie holds a NYS School Certification as well as her NYS Mental Health Counselor license.
Robin Einbinder, LCSW
Robin has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Bethany College, and a Master’s of Social Work degree from Adelphi University. Robin is a valuable addition to the practice as she has over 25 years experience in Mental Health Counseling. Robin has experience in such areas as sexual abuse, trauma, familial alcoholism and substance abuse mood and developmental disorders.
Paula graduated with a Bachelors from St. Lawrence University and a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Development from St. Lawrence University. She began her undergraduate career with the Youth Advocate Program working with at-risk adolescent youth and their families. She has work experience with Renewal House, and the Department of Social Services. Paula completed her internship and practicum here at Mental Health Services of Northern New York.
Bryanna has a Master’s Degree from St. Lawrence University in Mental Health Counseling and a bachelors in Psychology from SUNY Plattsburgh. Bryanna has experience working with addiction/substance abuse clients and victims of domestic violence. Bryanna is available to see children, adolescents and adults.
Bryanna facilitates an anger management and Offender Accountability group.
Briana graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Canton. She graduated with a Master’s in marriage and family therapy from North Central University; School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Through studies she learned how to diagnose and treat psychological disorders within a family context, guide clients through transitional crisis such as divorce or death, and highlight problematic relational or behavioral patterns. Briana also completed a one year internship program through St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center at Rose Hill and an adolescent chemical dependency program. She has experience working with adolescents/families from diverse populations dealing with addictions & substance abuse.
Sarah has worked in the field of mental health and substance use for 23 years in different types of settings. Sarah’s primarily focuses on developing coping skills to alleviate the stress of mental health disorders. Sarah has worked with people of all ages. She works with adult, adolescent and children. Sarah has training in CBT, DBT and trauma-based strategies.
Jamie attended school at SUNY Canton from 2004-2006 while she decided what she wanted to do for a career. She graduated in 2006 with an A.A. in Liberal Arts before transferring to SUNY Potsdam. She attended here from 2006-2008 where she graduated with a B.A. in Psychology. She took some time to decide what she wanted to major in before applying to graduate school. She attended Walden University from 2012-2015 where she graduated with a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling. She is currently pursuing her New York State licensure to become a licensed mental health counselor. She has previously worked in the OPWDD field for approximately 9 years, and with severe and persistent mental illness for approximately 5 years.
Michael McCrory is a licensed mental health counselor with a masters degree in counseling from Freed-Hardeman University. He has experience working with a broad range of populations and ages through private practice, community mental health agencies, residential juvenile justice, and in K-12 educational settings. His areas of focus are in working with people struggling with anxiety, depression, life and career transitions, and behavior difficulties.
Bella and Bently
Bella and Bently are our office mascots. Bently is a maltese and Bella is a West Highland Terrier. Both are hypoallergenic and have been coming to the office since they were puppies. Their job is to greet you at the door and make you feel welcome.